fin whale :
- n large flat-headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throat; of Atlantic and Pacific
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- Dead fin whale washes up on Ocean Shores beach
OCEAN SHORES — A 68-foot male fin whale washed ashore dead Thursday morning on the coast about four miles north of Ocean Shores. Cascadia Research Collective’s John Calambokidis says the whale likely died after being struck by a ship. The whale had evidence of blunt force trauma.
June 14, 2013 - The Wenatchee World
- Deceased fin whale washes ashore north of Ocean City
A dead male fin whale washed ashore on the beach north of Ocean City Wednesday night, and marine researchers yesterday worked between tides to perform a necropsy on the massive 68-feet long whale. Dyanna Lambourn, a state Department of Fish and Wildlife marine mammal research biologist on the scene, said the whale was similar to one that was found in Puget Sound in April near Burien. Fin whales ...
June 14, 2013 - The Daily World
- Dead fin whale near Ocean City
An adult male fin whale washed up dead about three miles south of the Ocean City beach approach last night, a rare occurrence for a whale usually found in deep waters. A team from Cascadia Research Collective was on the scene Thursday afternoon working on a necropsy of the animal, but biologists believe the whale was struck by a ship and killed.
June 13, 2013 - The Daily World